Tag Archives: Bicycle Infrastructure

Traffic Impacts of Bicycle Facilities

Traffic Impacts of Bicycle Facilities is a research project funded by the Minnesota Department of Transportation (MnDOT) and the Local Road Research Board (LRRB) to inform the design of multimodal transportation facilities. The project involved a review of design guidelines for bicycle facilities, observation of bicycle-vehicle interactions at nine roadways in Minnesota with different types of bicycle facilities, analysis of results, and description of implications for design. Learn more... Read more

Nashville Mayor Wants Quick Fixes for Transportation Woes

Nashville’s population is booming, and all that growth is putting a serious strain on Nashville’s formerly free-flowing streets. In an effort to make good on campaign promises to improve transportation, Mayor Megan Barry released an action agenda in late May outlining projects she wants to accomplish in her first term in office. Moving the Music City includes plans for improving bus frequency, building bike infrastructure, sidewalks and crosswalks, and implementing Vision Zero strategies. Read more... Read more

In Baltimore, Combining Bikes and Buses to Reconnect a Car-Lite City

​ A lot is about to change about transportation in Baltimore. In July, its sprawling, spindly bus system will get a so-called “haircut,” refocusing bus service around neighborhoods with higher ridership in this city where only two in three households owns a car. Starting in July, the time between bus arrivals will drop from 30-40 minutes to 10 minutes or less. Baltimore is also hoping to spend the next three years installing a low-stress biking network in six neighborhoods. Read... Read more
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